Honda power equipment front quick hitch operator's manual (16 pages)
Summary of Contents for Honda BK4542
Honda lawn tractor. All information in this publication is based on the latest product information available at the time of printing. Honda Power Equipment Mfg., Inc. reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation.
1. SAFETY Read all safety instructions before operating the equipment. OBJECTS MAY BE THROWN FROM MOWER. DO NOT OPERATE MOWER UNLESS GRASS CATCHER IS ATTACHED. OBJECTS MAY BE THROWN FROM MOWER. W SHUT OFF ENGINE BEFORE REMOVING INSTALLING BAG AND CHUTE. COMPLETE BAGGING...
SAFETY INFORMATION For your safety and the safety of others, pay special attention to these precautions: Operator Responsibility Keep the tractor in good operating condition. Operating a tractor in poor or questionable condition could result in serious injury. Be sure all safety devices are in working order and warning labels are in place. These items are installed for your safety.
1. SAFETY Blade Hazards The blades are sharp and turn at high speed. Accidental contact can cause serious injury. Keep hands and feet away from the mower deck while the engine is running. Disengage the Power Take Off (P.T.O.), and stop the engine, before performing any inspection or maintenance.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE PARENTS YOUR CHILDREN'S SAFETY IS VERY IMPORTANT to Honda. That's why we urge you to read this message before letting your youngster operate a lawn tractor and mowing equipment. Lawn tractors and mowing equipment are tools, not toys. As with any equipment, bad judgments can result in serious injuries. You can help prevent accidents by making good decisions about i t when, and how your youngster operates this equipment.
SERVICE GRASS REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Objects thrown by the blades can cause serious injury. Disengage the Power Take Off (RT.O.1, and shut off the engine, before opening the hopper top and removing the grass bags. Replace worn or damaged grass bags. Removal 1.
CHUTE DISCONNECTION AND REMOVAL Objects thrown by the blades can cause serious injury. Disengage the Power Take Off (FT.0.L and shut off the engine, before disconnecting the chute sections. Removal 1. Grasp the upper chute by the chute handle. Raise the upper chute to pull the middle chute off the lower chute.
SERVICE DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT Contact with moving belts and pulleys can cause serious injury. Disengage the Power Take Off (RT.O.1, and shut off the engine, before removing the belt cover and cover plate. Removal 1. Lower the mower deck as far as it will go. Remove the three 1 /4 inch wing nuts and washers from the belt cover.
DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT (continued) Installation 1. Install the replacement belt on the blower pulleys, then hook it onto the mower deck pulley. It is important to install the belt correctly; if the belt is reversed on the mower deck pulley, the blower will run backwards.
SERVICE BAG, HOPPER, CHUTE, AND BLOWER REMOVAL FOR SIDE-DISCHARGE MOWING (continued) Installation Install in reverse order of removal. When installing the bag support assembly on the left and right struts, insert the center strut pin in tractor’s hitch plate hole (see page Refer to page for chute installation instructions.
Owner Satisfaction Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer in the Distributor’s Limited Warranty. Normally, any problems concerning the product will be handled by your dealer’s service department. If you have a warranty problem that has not been handled to your satisfaction, we suggest you take the following action: Discuss your problem with a member of the dealership management.